The film festival’s top accolades went to Faraz Shariat’s No Hard Feelings for Best First Feature and Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt’s No Ordinary Man for Best Canadian Feature. Although the fest will continue till October 11 but the winners were announced by Inside Out’s Executive Director Andria Wilson and the festival’s Director of Programming Andrew Murphy.
This is the first time that the awards were announced in the opening weekend of the film festival. This was to help audiences the opportunity to view the films throughout the digital festival’s dates. Audience winners will be unveiled on October 12.
The full list of winners is as follows
Emerging Canadian Artist
BODY SO FLUORESCENT – Director, David Di Giovanni
Best Canadian Short
SWIMMERS – Director, Chris Ross
Best Canadian Feature
NO ORDINARY MAN – Directors, Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt
INTERNATIONAL JURIED AWARD
The jurors for the 2020 International jury were 40 Year-Old-Version producer Inuka Bacote-Capiga, IndieWire Associate Editor Jude Dry and Variety Artisans editor Jazz Tangcay.
Best First Feature
NO HARD FEELINGS – Director Faraz Shariat
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